The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 37 45 31
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.29% 0.36% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 0.48% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £50.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +41.84%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
181 209 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 77.68% 74.64% 68.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 113 113
Median daily rate £338 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 9
Median hourly rate £16.75 £38.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.49% +266.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.13 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £42.00 £21.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Automation across the Leicestershire region.

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Test Automation
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +11 1 - - 1
Test Automation
East Midlands

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leicestershire region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
2 2 (50.00%) Unreal Engine
2 2 (50.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Classic ASP
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) NUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Development Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Quality Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Development Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Quality Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Development Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
1 2 (50.00%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (25.00%) Classic ASP
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) API Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Build Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) QA Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
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